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Dogsled a true tale of the North by Slim Randles

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Published by Winchester Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Alaska

Subjects:

  • Randles, Slim.,
  • Randles, Slim.,
  • Dogsledding -- Alaska -- Personal narratives.,
  • Dogsledding -- Alaska -- Personal narratives.,
  • Alaska -- Description and travel.,
  • Alaska -- Description and travel.

Book details:

About the Edition

A reporter recounts adventures of his adopted life in Alaska and particularly his grueling dog team expeditions.

Edition Notes

StatementSlim Randles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF910 .R36
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4890302M
ISBN 100876911866
LC Control Number76022211
OCLC/WorldCa2332269

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I am a beginner dog sled driver without a mentor. This book answers ALL my question, and provides you with the meaty content that it will take to get you to the next level. If your trying to make a choice between this book and another on dog powered sports; get this one. I /5(13).   When the book I ordered arrived in the mail, I first read the logline on the back of the beautifully designed cover: "Twelve-year-old Rebecca dreams of becoming a famous dog sled racer. She's an inventive but self-doubting musher who tackles blinding blizzards, wild animal attacks, puppy training, and flying poo missiles/5(13). All dogsled tours include a meet & greet with the dogs, with lots of time for pictures and of course a dogsled ride on real snow, yes even in the middle of summer! SUMMER – Start your Alaska helicopter and dogsled tour with a spectacular flight over glaciers and icebergs. We often see moose, black bears, Dall sheep and mountain goats. Go on a dog sled adventure with Molly and Tooey! Guide your sled dog team and help take care of the dogs.

Probably a 3-star book for me as an adult, but a 4- or 5-star book for my younger self and/or because I really like dogs. This book was a fun, exciting survival story about a girl and her dog sled team. I'd definitely recommend it for elementary- and middle-grade /5(). "x" trim, Soft Cover: pages / Published by Kanabear Books October Ballad of the Northland is a story about a young boy who grows up poverty stricken in the bush country of South Central Alaska. One day, he learns of Alaska’s Last Great Race, a mile dog sled race from Anchorage to Nome, and his odyssey begins.   Dogsled Molly is a fun picture book introduction to the exciting world of dogsled racing, modeling care and compassion toward animals. In Janice McAlpine’s exciting picture book, Dogsled Molly, an energetic young dog becomes part of a life-saving, trophy-winning team of sled dogs.3/5. The serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race of Mercy and The Serum Run, was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S. territory of Alaska by 20 mushers and about sled dogs across miles (1, km) in 5 ½ days, saving the small town of Nome and the surrounding communities from a developing epidemic.. Both the mushers and their dogs were .

Stone Fox is a children's novella by John Reynolds is the first and best known of Gardiner's books. Stone Fox was acclaimed and very popular when it was published in It sold three million copies and was turned into a television movie starring Buddy Ebsen, Joey Cramer, and Gordon Tootoosis and directed by Harvey Hart in It was named a New York Times Notable Book of the.   Comment: This is a soft cover book. It may have a minor bump or bruise. Minor cover or page wear/markings may be present as signs of previous use. Any additional materials(access codes/ CD, tables, charts, cards, letters, etc.) are NOT promised to be included/5(). A dog sled or dog sleigh is a sled pulled by one or more sled dogs used to travel over ice and through us types of sleds are used, depending on their function. They can be used for dog sled Greenland the dogs pull in a fan shape in front of the sled, while in other regions, such as Alaska and Canada the dogs pull side by side in pairs.   Directed by Charles Haid. With Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers, August Schellenberg. A brave young man is thrust into adulthood as he and his courageous team of sled dogs embark on a grueling and treacherous cross-country marathon.